Microsoft has just reported last financial condition. One interesting thing is, a vendor founded by Bill Gates is interesting enough money earned from the use of the Android operating system.
Yes, Microsoft does not use Android. But Microsoft has an agreement with several Android vendors to pay patent licensing. Microsoft patents there are used in the Android OS, although not mentioned in detail.
Rows of the names in the world of technology dominate the top 10 most valuable brands in the world. Besides IBM and Google, there are Apple had just climbed the rankings.
Apple is at number 8 of the top 100 Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2011, became a leader in the mobile market when compared to other brand phones.
Nokia for example is in the order 14, then there is the Samsung at number 17 and BlackBerry are occupying positions 56. HTC itself even in a ‘chair’ back ie in the order of 98.
Back to the top 10, IBM is in the order of the world’s second most valuable brand, overshadowing the first position held by the brand Coca-Cola soft drinks, as quoted by Bloomberg, on Tuesday (17/01/2012).
Menkominfo Tifatul Sembiring questioned the seriousness of the foreign companies who wish to develop its technology services in Indonesia, including Google who was the vice president’s office visited recently.
Although the vice president had met, but Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, was assessed Tifatul not commit anything about the steps the business in this country – even though it was Schmidt expressed his vision about the development of SMEs
“They talk just yet. Monggo course if you want to make the service here. For the problem of investment they can talk with the BKPM (Investment Coordinating Board),” said Tifatul in Building Communication and Information, Jakarta, Monday (15/08/2011).
In addition to Google, he added, a number of other technology companies also began to explore Indonesia to become one of the country repsentasi business. “Oracle, HTC, and the company from Tokyo also came to us. But none of their investment or not, that’s their business.